- July 2020
DIY Rainbow Brick Containers
Brighten up your building brick storage with these easy-to-make DIY rainbow brick containers. They not only help to keep your LEGO-style bricks organized, they also provide fun and bright building surfaces for your kids to use!
Watch the video to find out how to make your own rainbow containers, as well as seeing them in action!
What are you waiting for? Get yourself some Peel 'n Stick Baseplates and containers! Read on for more details.
- Creative QT Peel 'n Stick Baseplates - We used one each of the red, yellow, blue, green, pink and purple baseplates (see the full collection here)
- Six containers with lids - We used Medium Latch Box Clear containers from The Container Store, $4.99 each
- Sharp craft or utility knife - We used this one
- Craft mat or chopping board
- Selection of building bricks - We used LEGOs, but our baseplates are compatible with most major brands, including DUPLO and Mega Bloks
You can take a look at the video to see just how easy it is to cut the baseplates and stick them to the container lids. Be sure to cut against a line of bricks using a sharp knife so that you get a clean break. If you happen to have any sharp edges, use sandpaper or a nail file to smooth them off.
Using your containers:
These awesome containers are dual purpose: they keep building bricks off the floor, and they provide your kids with a surface to build on!
Having your building bricks neatly organized and easily accessible is also a great motivator for collaborative play!
Containers like this are perfect building on-the-go. They can be used at home, in the car, at Grandma's house, or even at a restaurant. What a great screen-free option to keep your kids entertained!
Whether you are building at at home or on-the-go, inside or outside, alone or with a buddy, these rainbow brick containers are sure to brighten up your day! Purchase your Peel 'n Stick Baseplates here to make your own!
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